Israel said Monday that it would send emergency aid funding to Guatemala after the country’s Fuego volcano erupted killing at least 25 people. The Foreign Ministry said that it would immediately send $10,000 to assist in the purchase of medicine, food, and blankets for those affected by the disaster.
Guatemala was one of the few countries to side with the United States after President Donald Trump’s December recognition of Yerushalayim as Israel’s capital, breaking with decades of US diplomacy and international consensus. On May 16, Guatemala opened its new embassy in Yerushalayim, just two days after the US.
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